The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Maven skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Maven
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 99 110
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11  
Contract jobs citing Maven 40 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.56% 1.20% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.69% 8.71% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 33
Median daily rate £438 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £385
% change year-on-year +9.09% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00

Maven is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 520 402 456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 20.23% 13.80% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 243 289
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 30
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +9.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £31.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.20 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Maven as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Maven in the South West

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Maven in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Maven in the South West

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven in the South West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Maven in the South West

Maven
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Maven in the South West

Maven
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +8 15 £465 +20.00% 3
Wiltshire +8 10 £375 - 2
Somerset +11 9 £450 - 3
Devon -8 6 £396 -8.38%
Maven
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Maven also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Maven.

1 74 (92.50%) Java
2 59 (73.75%) Spring
3 46 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (53.75%) Jenkins
5 40 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 36 (45.00%) Hibernate
7 35 (43.75%) Ant
8 32 (40.00%) HTML
9 31 (38.75%) CSS
9 31 (38.75%) Scrum
10 30 (37.50%) Git (software)
11 29 (36.25%) Cucumber
11 29 (36.25%) REST
11 29 (36.25%) SQL
12 28 (35.00%) SOAP
13 27 (33.75%) XML
13 27 (33.75%) JUnit
14 25 (31.25%) BDD
15 24 (30.00%) TDD
16 23 (28.75%) Selenium
17 21 (26.25%) Bitbucket
18 20 (25.00%) Docker
19 19 (23.75%) MVC
19 19 (23.75%) Oracle
19 19 (23.75%) Apache
19 19 (23.75%) Tomcat
20 18 (22.50%) Web Services
21 17 (21.25%) Gradle
22 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
22 15 (18.75%) JIRA

Maven
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (23.75%) Apache
1 19 (23.75%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.00%) Confluence
3 7 (8.75%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (7.50%) Mule
4 6 (7.50%) Mule ESB
5 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.50%) Anypoint
7 2 (2.50%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) GitHub
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (3.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) DB2
2 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.50%) MySQL
3 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 43 (53.75%) Jenkins
2 35 (43.75%) Ant
3 30 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 29 (36.25%) Cucumber
5 27 (33.75%) JUnit
6 23 (28.75%) Selenium
7 21 (26.25%) Bitbucket
8 17 (21.25%) Gradle
9 15 (18.75%) JIRA
10 14 (17.50%) Subversion
11 12 (15.00%) Eclipse
12 11 (13.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (13.75%) TeamCity
13 9 (11.25%) GitLab
14 8 (10.00%) Mockito
14 8 (10.00%) SoapUI
14 8 (10.00%) WebDriver
15 7 (8.75%) Artifactory
16 6 (7.50%) Apache Buildr
16 6 (7.50%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Electronics
2 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.50%) Marketing
2 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (56.25%) Developer
2 43 (53.75%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 7 (8.75%) Test Leader
5 5 (6.25%) Architect
5 5 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 4 (5.00%) Developer in Test
6 4 (5.00%) Integration Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (3.75%) HTML Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Release Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (73.75%) Spring
2 36 (45.00%) Hibernate
3 32 (40.00%) HTML
4 31 (38.75%) CSS
5 29 (36.25%) REST
6 28 (35.00%) SOAP
7 27 (33.75%) XML
8 18 (22.50%) Web Services
9 12 (15.00%) JSON
9 12 (15.00%) Spring MVC
10 11 (13.75%) RESTful
11 10 (12.50%) Spring Boot
12 9 (11.25%) JSP
13 8 (10.00%) EJB
14 7 (8.75%) J2EE
14 7 (8.75%) jQuery
14 7 (8.75%) Struts
15 6 (7.50%) Ajax
15 6 (7.50%) JSF
15 6 (7.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.25%) RIA
2 5 (6.25%) Web 2.0
3 4 (5.00%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Unix
2 6 (7.50%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) CentOS
3 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.50%) Windows
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.75%) Scrum
3 25 (31.25%) BDD
4 24 (30.00%) TDD
5 19 (23.75%) MVC
6 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (17.50%) Microservices
8 13 (16.25%) E-Commerce
9 11 (13.75%) Open Source
10 10 (12.50%) OO
11 9 (11.25%) API Testing
11 9 (11.25%) DevOps
11 9 (11.25%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (10.00%) Manual Testing
12 8 (10.00%) OOD
12 8 (10.00%) UML
12 8 (10.00%) User Stories
13 7 (8.75%) Test Scripting
13 7 (8.75%) Unit Testing
14 6 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 74 (92.50%) Java
2 40 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 29 (36.25%) SQL
4 9 (11.25%) PL/SQL
5 7 (8.75%) Bash Shell
5 7 (8.75%) Python
6 6 (7.50%) XPath
7 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.50%) C
8 2 (2.50%) Groovy
8 2 (2.50%) Ruby
9 1 (1.25%) Perl
9 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.50%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) ISEB
3 5 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.25%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (3.75%) Varnish
3 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Ansible
2 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.50%) CloudHub
3 2 (2.50%) Puppet
3 2 (2.50%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Oracle
2 9 (11.25%) ATG
3 8 (10.00%) hybris
4 7 (8.75%) Google
5 6 (7.50%) SAP
6 3 (3.75%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.75%) Black Duck
6 3 (3.75%) Cloudera
6 3 (3.75%) HP
6 3 (3.75%) VMware
7 2 (2.50%) IBM
8 1 (1.25%) BEA
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.25%) Red Hat